Category Archives: Women’s Rights

June 05

How could I not post about the fantastic success that is ‘Wonder Woman’!! (No spoilers in this article)

I watched it and loved it.It’s probably my favorite superhero movie and I’ve seen them all, even the bad ones! The sheer awesomeness of this powerful female character, driven by justice and love, was overwhelming! Patty Jenkins did an incredible job directing the movie! I’m not going to get into the controversy around Gal Gadot’s political […]

June 05

Vaccines continue to be a boon to public health!

BBC – “A decade on, vaccine has halved cervical cancer rate”. “Since then, the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been rolled out across 130 countries and halved the number of new cervical cancers.” Continue Reading

May 30

Post Election Insights – Hillary, Democrats, Media, Sexism, Power and more!

Anyone who knows me, knows of my admiration and love for Clinton. Her speech at Wellesley was fantastic. If you haven’t heard it by now, you should! I’ll share the link via a separate post. This article was a very interesting read. I wasn’t ready for serious retrospection, immediately after the election. The specter of a […]

May 13

Expecting/future mothers and their care givers, please be aware!

“The Last Person you’d Expect to Die in Childbirth” – Pro Publica and NPR Heads up – This was a very difficult but important read for me, as someone who would like to have a child in the very near future. If you’re pregnant and don’t want to add to your worries or stress levels please […]

May 04

Trumpcare, V 2.0

“These are all the people the Republican health care bill will hurt”  “The biggest winners are households making $250,000 a year or more, who would see two different taxes targeting them repealed; households with millions in investment income would come out particularly far ahead. Of the 24 million people the CBO projected would lose coverage, […]

May 04

And Again, ‘Handmaid’s Tale’, Fiction?

Reality continues to mimc a horrific Dystopian world. I don’t even know how to post this without vomiting. The level of disgust brewing inside me is beyond description. “Under the GOP’s health plan, sexual assault could be considered a pre-existing condition” – Mic “Under the amendment, states would have the all-clear to waive the ban preventing […]

May 03

Handmaid’s Tale, Fiction?

I’ve recently started watching “Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu. It portrays a dystopian world, which is unimaginably horrifying but some days it doesn’t feel like that much of a far fetched scenario… “The alt-right hates women as much as it hates people of colour”  “As Greg Johnson of the alt-right website Counter-Currents put it, “in a […]